Louisville men’s basketball coach Chris Mack was suspended for six games on Friday for failing to abide by college guidelines and procedures regarding his handling of the incident with former assistant coach Dino Gaudio.
Mark took over before the 2018-19 season. He will miss the team’s first six games and lose about $221,000 in salary. Louisville played two games at Michigan State University and the Bahamas during the suspension. The Cardinals’ annual game with Kentucky will be Mike’s second game back on the bench.
Louisville has suspended men’s basketball coach Chris Mike for six games. His salary exceeds $200,000. Dino Gaudio was sentenced for blackmailing Mack within an hour. A lot has happened in L University.
— Pat Ford (@ByPatForde) August 27, 2022
Gaudio, who led the Wake Forest team to the NCAA tournament twice and served as the head coach of the Army and Loyola team, has always been Charged with extortion for interstate communication After he threatened to tell the media about Mike’s crimes and violations of the rules, unless he was compensated for 17 months’ salary.
Gaudio was sentenced to a one-year probation and fined $10,000, which is the lowest penalty in a felony case.
Former UofL assistant basketball coach Dino Gaudio was sentenced to 1 year probation and fined $10,000 for extortion.
“I made a mistake in my judgment, and I take full responsibility for it,” Gaudio said. “It will never happen again.”
-Jason Riley (@JasonRileyWDRB) August 27, 2022
Although the university admitted in a statement that Gaudio did blackmail Mike, it also made it clear that Mike’s suspension “has nothing to do with the blackmail attempt itself.”
News: Louisville suspended men’s basketball coach Chris Mack for the first six games of the upcoming season without pay. pic.twitter.com/JHnBkm8QM9
-Matt Norlander (@MattNorlander) August 27, 2022
Mark took over before the 2018-19 season. He will miss the team’s first six games and lose about $221,000 in salary.
“I regret that any of my unintentional actions or failure to comply with the university guidelines have brought unnecessary attention to our excellent sports and the university,” Mike Said in a statement“I know I can handle things differently, so I accepted this suspension. Although leaving our basketball family in November will kill me, I will do everything possible to get them before and after leaving. To succeed, I fully believe that our coaches, staff and student athletes will come forward.”
Louisville Still under investigation After a process of nearly two years, the process revealed the allegations against the former coach and Rick Pitino. The NCAA stated that he “failed to promote a compliance climate” because it involved several issues. The independent accountability resolution process is reviewing all of these.
During Mike’s tenure, the Cardinals have a record of 57 wins and 28 losses, and so far won an NCAA championship place.